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Archive for March, 2017

Five in a Row — a relaxed homeschool curriculum for ages 4-8

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Two years ago when my grandson Eric was 5 1/2, Daughter Johannah started using Five in a Row — a homeschool curriculum for ages 4-8. Five in a Row was created by Jane Claire Lambert many years ago and continues to […]

A Self-Taught Course in Western Civilization from 1493 to the present

Friday, March 24th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Here’s a list of the video lessons in Tom Woods’ Western Civilization from 1493 to the Present course which he produced for the Ron Paul Homeschool Curriculum. You can see samples of these video lessons here. “These courses give students – […]

Free public domain audiobooks, read by volunteers from around the world

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

LibriVox — Acoustical liberation of books in the public domain LibriVox volunteers make audio recordings of books which are in the public domain. You are free to copy these recordings onto a CD or your electronic device. Here are some my favorites recordings. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald Read by […]

The ambiguous and the false, the unworthy and mean, will ere long overthrow and confute themselves

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

C.H. Spurgeon Morning and Evening April 2 Morning He answered him to never a word. –Matthew 27:14 He had never been slow of speech when he could bless the sons of men, but he would not say a single word for himself. “Never man spake like this man,” and never man was silent like him. […]

Is the Ron Paul Curriculum compatible with classical education?

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Question My family and I are very new to your teaching program, Mr. and Mrs. Bluedorn. We have only just recently finished reading your book, Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style. We are slowly starting to implement your […]

Fly into the bosom of Christ for refuge and safety

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

J.R. Miller Intimate Letters on Personal Problems 1914 Whoever humbles himself like this child, is the greatest in the kingdom of Heaven. Matthew 18:4 It is very sweet just to nestle down in the bosom of Christ, to be as a little child with Him. Those who come otherwise do not get near to Him, […]

James Mayhew — introducing art and culture to children

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. James Mayhew writes and illustrates books introducing art and culture to children. Follow the adventures of Katie as she steps across the frames of beautiful classic paintings. Katie Meets The Impressionists Katie and the Starry Night Katie and the Waterlily Pond […]

In response to the mother who feels she needs something more formal in the way of curriculum

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. From Amber B. We started homeschooling my son when he was four. 
We love the Bluedorn’s approach and have stuck to it because it fits
 our ideal of what a homeschool should be. My son is now soon to be nine
 […]

I used to like homeschooling, now I love it — relax and start slowly

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. 
From Helen This is a response to Linda who is struggling with putting together her own
 curriculum. I was there two years ago (which is when I read first Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style). I 
was using […]

Philosophy Adventure — New, Unique, and Thorough

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. You might think that a course in philosophy would be too complex to work into your homeschool, but not so with Philosophy Adventure by Stacy Farrell. Philosophy Adventure can be used as your primary curriculum — that’s what I would do […]

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